Worst spate of UN peacekeepers in years

from RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – SOME 3 733 peacekeeping personnel have been killed while serving the United Nations (UN) over the years. This includes at least 134 peacekeepers k...

Over 1 000 migrants dead en-route to Europe

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – AT least 1 178 people, mostly African migrants, have died or gone missing while migrating to Europe in 2018. In the Mediterranean alone, 655 p...

Self-styled Nigerian pastor nabbed for corruption

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A self-acclaimed pastor has been arrested for allegedly swindling an overseas-based member of his church of over N18 million (more than R630 0...

Africa leads peer-to-peer financial revolution

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN consumers account for over R500 million (US$40 million) in transactions per month on Paxful, the global peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace. Hal...

Internet rollout defies worsening CAR civil war

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) BANGUI, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL organisations are braving the escalating civil war in the Central African Republic (CAR) to provide shared intern...

15 killed in latest Libya slave trade controversy

from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI, (CAJ News) – HUMAN traffickers have shot dead at least 15 civilians and injured 25 others as they attempted to flee bondage in northeastern Libya. The viol...

SA tech startups positioned for global impact

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FOLLOWING the local conclusion of a globally- prominent boot camp, some South African start-up companies are set to see their initiatives catapulted to the...